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Below you can find press releases on research projects and services offered by the Hohenstein Institute. Through the support of a wide range of other institutions throughout the textile manufacturing chain, we can support you in your research work and beyond and provide you with the details of experts for interview and specialist authors.

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Hohenstein Discusses Product Claim Validation Strategies at IFAI
Tuesday, October 18 at 4:45 PM, IFAI Expo Advanced Textiles Conference, Charlotte, NC

Product performance claims help educate consumers and differentiate brands at retail. However, sometimes the marketing team wants to push those claims a little farther than the legal team believes is advisable. Science based, independent testing can ... 

Topic area: Events | 717-EN

Nike Veteran, John Frazier, Joins Hohenstein Institute America

Hohenstein is pleased to announce that John Frazier has signed on with Hohenstein Institute America as Senior Technical Director. He will be located in Oregon but will support footwear and apparel clients across North America in the implementation ... 

Topic area: General | 715-EN

RAL Quality Certification Mark for Professional Textile Services
Award for Bardusch Company in Hungary

The bardusch site in Mosonmagyaróvár is one of the first laundries in Hungary which was certified in accordance with the strict hygiene regulations of RAL-GZ 992/3 relating to linen from food processing businesses. Ludger v. Schoenebeck, Managing ... 

Topic area: Textile care and -service | 711-EN

Clothing with a sensory cooling effect
Development of textiles with a sensory cooling effect

As part of an IGF research project (AiF No. 18181 N), scientists at the Hohenstein Institute in Boennigheim have been developing and investigating a textile finish that provides a sensory cooling effect. 

Topic area: Hygiene, Environment & Medicine | 710-EN

OEKO-TEX® Standard 100 – New Supplement for PPE
Existing Supplement for Special Articles has also been updated

At the end of June, the OEKO-TEX® Association published two supplements to OEKO-TEX® Standard 100 to add to its already existing product portfolio – an updated version of the already existing Supplement for “Special Articles”, and a new Supplement ... 

Topic area: OEKO-TEX® | 2230-EN